…hot…

… Heat wave in the Midwest and we are definitely in the middle of it!
The thermostat on the car at triple digits… The temperature finally topped out 104 degrees!

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-r. & j. (&c.)

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… Insect suicide…

I’ve heard that the midwest has ALOT of insects and that they are even more prevalent in the summer months. Judging from the status of the car we are obviously helping to control the bug population…

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-r. & j. (&c.)

… Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota…

Our longest drive day to date took us through 4 states and over 800 miles (and my lovely chauffeur has graciously driven them all :))!

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There have been lots of exciting sights along the way…
Lots of farms houses….

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A random sculpture garden….

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Some seriously cool (and huge!) wind turbines…

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But mostly lots of…

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We also stopped for dinner in Omaha, Nebraska…

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….Um yeaaa… They’re a little behind the times out here….

And Capone for the most part is enjoying the sights..

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-r. & j. (&c.)